31st August 2017
For many in our industry August is a time of relative relaxation. But despite the Westminster Village recess, allowing MPs and hacks a well-earned rest, for the media television cameras must still roll, papers must still be printed and Twitter feeds must be refreshed with new content. The result, it is fair to say, is a month or so of stories that are fanciful, niche or just plain bizarre. As we reach the end of August and normal business resumes, we’ve looked back and picked our silly season favourites.